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"Every metro area should assume that they could have an outbreak equivalent to New York," said Dr. Deborah Birx.
This New York City doctor was infected by the virus as her emergency room saw a surge in COVID-19 patients. She told HuffPost that she doesn't see an end in sight.
“As the president fiddles, people are dying,” the House speaker said.
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe got a frightening notice from the Trump administration just as residents are grappling with the devastating impact of COVID-19.
How each person receives the money will depend on whether the Internal Revenue Service has their direct deposit information, the treasury secretary said.
Bill de Blasio's remarks appeared hypocritical given his frequent criticism of President Trump's handling of the pandemic.
The president said he asked the CDC to enact the travel advisory after suggesting a short-term quarantine for New York, the epicenter of the outbreak, earlier Saturday.
The ultraconservative Coburn had a reputation for using procedural technicalities to thwart legislation.
"I Love My Freedom" hawks a bogus cancer cure that was supposedly created by Nazis. It also solicits donations on behalf of the president and Mitch McConnell.
The primary was originally set for April 28, but will now happen on June 23 because of the coronavirus crisis.
“There is no definitely proven drug that is effective against this disease," said the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
The newspaper's board imagined “a social, political, moral — and economic — cataclysm” in terrifying detail.
"If the federal government and the states don’t get it together better, you will see sickness and death in this country like you never have before."
Despite millions of dollars in government funding, some homelessness advocates are on their own when it comes to securing shelter for their clients.
"Awesome idea for a large group of people over 50 to stand super close together," one person commented on Twitter.
“I reached out to the White House last night, asked for a phone call with the president," she said as Trump trashed her to Hannity over coronavirus criticisms.
It's part of Trump's coronavirus outreach to apparently everyone but health experts.
The statement accompanying the president's signature on the new law appears to countermand an oversight provision worked out by both parties.
"The U.S. response is a catastrophe that is on track to cost hundreds of thousands of lives," Maddow tweeted after the president thanked her.